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DSD: Effective use of OneNote - workshop
Course Description:

Capture and organise different types of data and activities: becoming more productive in your study and work. 

OneNote is a digital notebook which allows you to capture, store and share all kinds of data. In this introductory workshop you'll have the opportunity to create a digital notebook and try out many of the basic features of OneNote and beyond. You will learn how to collate and organise many types of data and information in a notebook, how to later retrieve relevant information and how to use OneNote to become more productive in your studies and work.

The desktop version of OneNote is used in the training session, but most if not all of the features can be done using the web version on http://www.microsoft365.com. You can also access OneNote using Desktop@UCL anywhere, UCL's remote access service

The session will begin at pace to introduce specific topics. It is not an introduction to Onenote. You are welcome to follow hands-on.

This is a 90-minute session delivered remotely.


Access to OneNote using any methods outlined above.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with location details at least one day before the session.

Please arrive about 5 minutes prior to the start of the course to allow time for logging in and downloading any resources.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create notebooks,
  • Work with pages, subpages and sections,
  • Add different types of content to a page (e.g. text, images, annotations, spreadsheets, URL links, audio/video recordings),
  • Present your pages,
  • Tag and search,
  • Share and export,
  • Email a page / send email to OneNote,
  • Create link to pages or content,
  • Be familiar with the different versions of OneNote,
  • Sync between desktop, online and device apps.
Intended Audience:

This course is aimed at staff and students new to OneNote to gather and organise information and become more productive.

Target Audience: All
Course Contact: Digital Skills Development isd-digiskills@ucl.ac.uk
Further Information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/services/learning-teaching/learning-teaching-services/digital-skills-development/digital-skills
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